70.095 .... B&F 1760
Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata (Hufnagel, 1767)
Status .....Generally quite a common moth at many sites. Away from the Trent Valley, Red-green Carpet is much more numerous and readily attracted to MV light.
Photographed at Gamston Wood October 2013
Green form) photographed at Kirton Wood April 2014
Photographed at Lound Wood March 2011
Photographed at Lound Wood September 2003   Photographed at Sherwood Forest September 2008
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva, photographed on Cherry Prunus avium, Clipstone Old Quarter August 2023
Full-grown larva, photographed on Alder Buckthorn Rhamnus carthatica, Eakring Meadows July 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Red-green Carpet
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. David Hursthouse. Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth reports 2003-2012). Sean Tobin. Wil Heeney. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Phil Cadman. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Graham Birkett. Martin Gray. Indy Kiemel and Agnes Kiemel. Steven Chick. Barry Lygo. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Jason and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Graham Beeley. J.T. Radford.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2024
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